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Petunia Picklebottom's Organic Sojourn Sling

Petunia Picklebottom's Organic Sojourn Sling

Now that I have three young kids and only two arms, a baby carrier is a necessity. Whether a mom prefers a sling or a carrier, it's bound to make life at the park, running errands, and helping her children easier. I'm going to search out the best options and report back. Petunia Picklebottom recently sent me their Sojourn Sling ($70) to put to the test.
Who is this product designed for? This sling is made to hold newborns to 25 pound tots.
Is it practical? Yes, if the sling is purchased at the time of the baby's birth, a mama can get a lot of good wear out of it holding the baby in three different age appropriate positions. If $70 breaks your budget, old fabrics tend to go on sale when new designs are released and you can pick one up for half price.
What sets it apart? The carrier is simply a piece of sturdy fabric that creates a pocket to secure the child in. Once you get the hang of putting your kiddo in, it takes just moments to slip into the sling and be on your way.
To see what could be improved and if I'd buy it,

What could be better? The sling's construction is fairly straight forward and for safety reasons it should fit snug to the mom's body. This might prevent parents who are different sizes from sharing the carrier.
Would I buy it? Yes. I like the simplicity of the design and how fast and easy it is to use.
Would I give it as a gift? Yes. The organic fabric and gorgeous pattern options make it a great gift for green fashionistas.
Did it make baby happy? My 4-month-old son hung around in it for an hour without complaint.
Does it keep your hands free? Yes — for a quick grab or reach, but l still felt the need to cradle my son (who is 16 pounds, 27 inches, and prone to stretching) while he was in the carrier.

Parents should take precaution when using any baby carrier.

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imariec imariec 7 years
I think they're beautiful and I'm dying to get one, I just can't decide on which pattern I like best, and I certaingly can't afford to buy them all... Petunia Picklebottom has the most beautiful patterns for all their products! :-)
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